The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.06% 13.91% 24.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.61% 52.50% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 26
Median daily rate £330 £353 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +6.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £320 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+47.40% +6.00%
SQL Server
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
41 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 21.24% 26.49% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 29
Median daily rate £335 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 51 (64.56%) Security Cleared
2 49 (62.03%) ITIL
3 45 (56.96%) SC Cleared
4 41 (51.90%) SQL
5 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
6 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
7 30 (37.97%) C#
8 29 (36.71%) Windows
8 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
9 28 (35.44%) Java
10 27 (34.18%) jQuery
11 26 (32.91%) Release Management
12 25 (31.65%) SAN
13 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
14 22 (27.85%) Configuration Management
14 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
15 21 (26.58%) VMware
15 21 (26.58%) Relational Database
16 19 (24.05%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (24.05%) Citrix
17 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (21.52%) .NET
19 16 (20.25%) VBA
19 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
20 15 (18.99%) C++
20 15 (18.99%) ITIL V3
21 14 (17.72%) VB
21 14 (17.72%) VB.NET
21 14 (17.72%) Linux
21 14 (17.72%) ILOG

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) SAN
2 12 (15.19%) NAS
3 11 (13.92%) DNS
4 10 (12.66%) DHCP
5 6 (7.59%) Firewall
5 6 (7.59%) HTTP
5 6 (7.59%) HTTPS
5 6 (7.59%) IPsec
5 6 (7.59%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.53%) MSI
3 2 (2.53%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Applications Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.86%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Web Applications Support
6 6 (7.59%) Web Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Web Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Web Applications Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Graduate
8 4 (5.06%) Mobility Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.80%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) jQuery
2 17 (21.52%) .NET
3 9 (11.39%) XML
4 7 (8.86%) Middleware
5 2 (2.53%) XSD
6 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.39%) Clustering
2 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.86%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.80%) CESG
5 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.86%) Solaris
6 4 (5.06%) Android
6 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Phone
6 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) HPUX
8 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) ITIL
2 26 (32.91%) Release Management
3 22 (27.85%) Configuration Management
4 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
5 15 (18.99%) ITIL V3
6 12 (15.19%) Software Distribution
7 10 (12.66%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (8.86%) ITSM
9 6 (7.59%) OO
9 6 (7.59%) Server Building
10 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Application Packaging
12 3 (3.80%) High Availability
12 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
12 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
12 3 (3.80%) Test Management
12 3 (3.80%) Validation
13 2 (2.53%) Defect Management
13 2 (2.53%) Functional Testing
13 2 (2.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.90%) SQL
2 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
3 30 (37.97%) C#
4 28 (35.44%) Java
5 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
6 16 (20.25%) VBA
7 15 (18.99%) C++
8 14 (17.72%) VB
8 14 (17.72%) VB.NET
8 14 (17.72%) VB6
9 6 (7.59%) Jython
9 6 (7.59%) Python
10 4 (5.06%) C
10 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.80%) VBScript
12 1 (1.27%) Groovy
12 1 (1.27%) Perl
12 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (64.56%) Security Cleared
2 45 (56.96%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.39%) Degree
5 8 (10.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.06%) MCSA
6 4 (5.06%) MCSE
7 3 (3.80%) MCTS
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) vSphere
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.06%) XenApp
6 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) PowerCLI
1 8 (10.13%) vRealize
2 6 (7.59%) BladeLogic
2 6 (7.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (7.59%) Netcool
2 6 (7.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (7.59%) Puppet
2 6 (7.59%) SCOrch
2 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.06%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.27%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.58%) VMware
3 19 (24.05%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) ILOG
5 12 (15.19%) HP
6 7 (8.86%) CA
6 7 (8.86%) Oracle
7 6 (7.59%) BMC
7 6 (7.59%) Dell
7 6 (7.59%) Veritas
8 5 (6.33%) AppSense
9 4 (5.06%) Apple
10 2 (2.53%) Samsung
10 2 (2.53%) Symantec
11 1 (1.27%) Compuware
11 1 (1.27%) IronPort
11 1 (1.27%) SAP
11 1 (1.27%) ThinPrint
11 1 (1.27%) Xerox